Party each state voted for in presidential elections by number of wins U.S. 1900-2016

Since being granted the ability to participate in presidential elections in 1961, the District of Colombia has voted for the Democratic candidate in every one of the last fourteen elections. On the other side of the political spectrum, South Dakota has voted for the Republican candidate in 26 of the 29 presidential elections since 1900.

Number of times each state voted for each political party in presidential elections in the United States from 1900 to 2016

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United States

Survey time period

1900 to 2016

Supplementary notes

* Alaska and Hawaii participated in presidential elections from 1960 onwards, and the District of Colombia from 1964 onwards.
** Oklahoma participated in presidential elections from 1908 onwards, and Arizona and New Mexico from 1912 onwards.
*** Other parties include: the States' Rights Democratic Party, the American Independent Party and the Progressive Party.

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